BROOKS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROOKS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Weird Al’ gets ‘Tacky’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58186139-66/com-http-tacky-vulture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58186139-66/com-http-tacky-vulture.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Weird Al’ gets ‘Tacky’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T07:00:59.02-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 07:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “Weird Al” Yankovic is releasing eight videos in eight days to tout his new album, “Mandatory Fun,” kicking off with “Tacky,” a satirical salute to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” [Entertainment Weekly] • After a year on “Saturday Night Live,” Brooks Wheelan was given the ax — and it says something that the most notable thing he did all season was a tweet announcing he got fired. [Vulture] • Director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin turned the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186139@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:59 MDT Utah Hike of the week: Brooks Nature Park and Owens Loop in St. George http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58012695-117/loop-trail-george-hike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58012695-117/loop-trail-george-hike.html.csp">Utah Hike of the week: Brooks Nature Park and Owens Loop in St. George</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T13:49:46.31-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Directions • From Interstate 15 in St. George, exit onto St. George Boulevard and go west. Turn right and go north on Main Street. Brooks Nature Park is at 452 N. Main St. The trail head is there. This is a good hike to get a view of St. George. The hardest part of the hike is the beginning. A hill takes you past a large water tank and northeast up a slope. The trail parallels goes north and Red Hills Parkway for a short time, then turns to the south and southwest, putting you on Owens Loo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58012695@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 13:49:46 MDT Ex-UK editor convicted of illegal eavesdropping in phone hacking case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108243-68/coulson-news-hacking-brooks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108243-68/coulson-news-hacking-brooks.html.csp">Ex-UK editor convicted of illegal eavesdropping in phone hacking case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T11:03:10.726-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Two powerful British political insiders met starkly different fates Tuesday as former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted, after a monthslong trial centering on illegal activity at the heart of Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper empire. A jury at London’s Old Bailey unanimously found Coulson, the former spin doctor of British Prime Minister David Cameron, guilty of conspiring to intercept communications by eavesdrop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581082432014-06-24T11:03:10.726-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T11:03:10.726-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108243@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:03:10 MDT Brooks: Out of the crooked timber of humanity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58107885-82/crooked-timber-husband-love.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58107885-82/crooked-timber-husband-love.html.csp">Brooks: Out of the crooked timber of humanity</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BROOKS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T09:56:10.745-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A few years ago, I came across an article on a blog that appealed tremendously. It was on a subject that obviously I have a lot to learn about. But it was actually the tone and underlying worldview that was so instructive, not just the substance. The article was called “15 Ways to Stay Married for 15 Years” by Lydia Netzer. The first piece of advice was “Go to bed mad.” Normally couples are told to resolve each dispute before they call it a night. But Netzer writes that sometimes you need to jus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58107885@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:56:10 MDT Remembering the Mormon crackdown on the ‘September Six’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58060410-78/church-mormon-lds-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58060410-78/church-mormon-lds-says.html.csp">Remembering the Mormon crackdown on the ‘September Six’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By peggy fletcher stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T12:37:38.916-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 12:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Mormon activists Kate Kelly and John Dehlin await their fate before LDS Church disciplinary councils, many observers are harking back to 20 years ago, when the so-called “September Six” were punished in a crackdown that sent shock waves throughout the LDS intellectual community. Here is a story published last fall on the 20th anniversary of that watershed event: ——— Even now, 20 years after the LDS Church disciplined six Mormon writers in a single month, observers still debate the reason for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060410@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:37:38 MDT World Cup: Grading the U.S. against Ghana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58076049-77/ghana-cup-forward-defender.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58076049-77/ghana-cup-forward-defender.html.csp">World Cup: Grading the U.S. against Ghana</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIStopher KAMRANI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T09:06:26.021-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For all the flack Jurgen Klinsmann received for his 23-man roster for this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the United States men’s national team coach now has quite the counterargument. The Americans beat Ghana 2-1, the team they’ve been waiting to squash for the last eight years Monday in their World Cup opener in Natal, Brazil. Of all the likely heroes to deliver three points in the waning moments of a World Cup match, it was a 21-year-old German-American who at least until a month ago, wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58076049@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:06:26 MDT World Cup: Dempsey, Brooks give US 2-1 win over Ghana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58075948-77/dempsey-goal-brooks-ghana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58075948-77/dempsey-goal-brooks-ghana.html.csp">World Cup: Dempsey, Brooks give US 2-1 win over Ghana</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO | The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T23:11:40.487-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Natal, Brazil • After Clint Dempsey’s historic early goal, the United States spent more than an hour struggling to hold off wave after wave of Ghana attacks. It was no surprise when Ghana tied the game in the 82nd minute. Once again, the Black Stars — who had eliminated the Americans at the past two World Cups — were poised to ruin the tournament for the U.S. With two starters out with injuries, the U.S. barely threatened in the second half until a corner kick in the 86th minute. Graham Zusi lif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580759482014-06-16T23:11:40.487-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T23:11:40.487-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58075948@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:11:40 MDT A few ‘inmates’ from ‘Orange Is the New Black’ discuss prison life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58027606-223/role-prison-says-character.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58027606-223/role-prison-says-character.html.csp">A few ‘inmates’ from ‘Orange Is the New Black’ discuss prison life</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T17:39:40.061-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 05:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An upper-middle class blonde from Brooklyn goes to jail for a drug-related screw-up years before. The women’s federal prison of “Orange Is the New Black” is a different world than Piper Chapman had known, populated with a wildly varied group of characters played (alongside series star Taylor Schilling) by TV’s most diverse cast of actors. As this Netflix series shot its second season last fall on its Queens, New York, soundstage, a visit to the all-too-gritty-looking prison set found several of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580276062014-06-06T17:39:40.061-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-06T17:39:40.061-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58027606@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:39:40 MDT NBA playoffs: Spurs look to close out wild series with Thunder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58009014-77/oklahoma-antonio-game-san.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58009014-77/oklahoma-antonio-game-san.html.csp">NBA playoffs: Spurs look to close out wild series with Thunder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cliff Brunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T23:26:01.835-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • Thunder guard Derek Fisher has played more playoff games than anyone in history. He says the Western Conference finals between the Thunder and San Antonio Spurs, filled with major strategy shifts and home blowouts, has produced one of the wildest series he’s been involved in. San Antonio leads 3-2 and can close out it out Saturday in Oklahoma City. “There’s no script for this,” Fisher said. “You can try to set expectations, and everybody can sit around and try and predict what’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580090142014-05-30T23:26:01.835-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-30T23:26:01.835-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58009014@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 23:26:01 MDT